number cruncher


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number cruncher

1. A person who works primarily with mathematics. We hired Tom to be the company's number cruncher and see if we could save money on our taxes.
2. A computer used to solve complicated mathematical problems. After I finish installing my new RAM, this computer's going to be a real number cruncher.
See also: cruncher, number
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So let's just hope that all those number crunchers whose jobs are disappearing because of sophisticated financial software agree.
Enter the chains' number crunchers, neither romantic nor necessarily interesting figures.
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You would think that the number crunchers in Montrose would permit a rare moment of cheer in a workplace where staff are being asked repeatedly to suffer wage cuts and cut backs.
Police number crunchers have identified hotspot streets for registration plate crime across south Birmingham.
A TEAM of number crunchers ventured away from their desks to take on an unusual team building challenge.
Here at Ladbrokes HQ our number crunchers have been sending the computers into meltdown as they work out how much money UK punters have saved since the dreaded tax was done away with.
Airport neighbors and Valley business leaders say the city's number crunchers use distorted estimates in claiming the airport is losing money rather than pumping it into the city's economy.
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THE number crunchers at the CPPR think tank ran the rule over the party manifestos yesterday.